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Applying competition law to handle the abuse of intellectual property rights over generic drug products

Applying competition law to handle the abuse of intellectual property rights over generic drug products

11/12/2018
...the basic objective of competition law is to protect the transparency of the competitive market against abusive behavior and ultimately to protect consumers
Workshop on

Workshop on "Commercialization of Intellectual Property in Enterprises"

10/12/2018
Intellectual property is proving to be an important tool for socio-economic development and has become a pillar of international economic and trade relations. In research and development, intellectual property has formed a system that helps research organizations, scientists benefit from their own creativity  
Violation of copyright and related rights in Vietnam is quite serious

Violation of copyright and related rights in Vietnam is quite serious

09/12/2018
According to Mr. Nguyen Thanh Van, Head of Intellectual Property, Inspection Committee of Vietnam Television, the current situation of copyright and related rights violations in Vietnam is quite serious. Big amount of money has been spent to buy copyright of quite a few programs, but other TV stations just rebroadcast them ...
Asian Patent Lawyer’s Annual – Vietnam Chapter: Protection of intellectual property rights by criminal measures

Asian Patent Lawyer’s Annual – Vietnam Chapter: Protection of intellectual property rights by criminal measures

08/12/2018
Pham Vu Khanh Toan, Managing Partner, IP Attorney, Attorney-at-Law at Pham & Associates, walks through the elements of Vietnamese IP protection law that can result in criminal prosecution for the offenders.    
Bringing Vietnamese products to the world by IPR tools

Bringing Vietnamese products to the world by IPR tools

07/12/2018
Intellectual property is currently a hot issue not only in domestic but also international markets, especially market for agricultural products. Legal protection is an effective tool to go further and build a brand for Vietnamese agricultural products  
Mark BIO-CERT accepted to registration as a whole for Class 9

Mark BIO-CERT accepted to registration as a whole for Class 9

07/12/2018
On 19/11/2018 the MOST Minister issued a decision requiring the NOIP to revoke the refusal decision and proceed with necessary procedures to protect the mark “BIO-CERT” as a whole.

"SEASONAL TASTES" successfully registered for Group 43 in Vietnam

06/12/2018
The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) revoked the decision of the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) rejecting to protect in Vietnam the mark "SEASONAL TASTES" of Westin Hotel Management LP (Westin) for Group 43.
Counterfeit goods on e-market: Can we solve the problem by tightening input control?

Counterfeit goods on e-market: Can we solve the problem by tightening input control?

06/12/2018
It is not enough to say that rampant availability of counterfeit and fake goods online is "killing" true brand and serious manufacturers as it also harms consumers who spend money on poor quality goods, especially health care products which can cause numerous unpredictable consequences  
Nearly 50% of watches in the market is fake

Nearly 50% of watches in the market is fake

06/12/2018
"Counterfeit watches are becoming more and more sophisticated, difficult to distinguish with naked eye. There are also watches that we cannot tell they are real or fake. We sometimes have to check genuine chips to distinguish real and fake goods"  
Workshop on “The current situation of and solutions for combating trademark counterfeiting

Workshop on “The current situation of and solutions for combating trademark counterfeiting"

05/12/2018
On the morning of November 28, 2018, the Vietnam Intellectual Property Research Institute (VIPRI) in cooperation with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) held a workshop on "The current situation of and solutions for combating trademark counterfeiting".
Intellectual property strategy for Vietnamese universities

Intellectual property strategy for Vietnamese universities

05/12/2018
In Vietnam, the project is in the inception phase and will be implemented in the five years 2018-2022. A "Spindle and Spokes" model will be formed within the framework of the project, consisting of supporting organizations (Spindle) and universities and research institutes (Spokes). The Spindle will play a supporting role, coordinating ...
Start-ups and Initial Lessons on Intellectual Property

Start-ups and Initial Lessons on Intellectual Property

04/12/2018
Experience from both international and local start-ups proves that many organizations have advanced to the forefront only by investing in the development of intellectual property assets and applying them in business